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2017 RESOLVE Network Global Forum: Confronting the Next Wave of Violent Extremism
RESOLVE Team
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The Islamic State may be out in Mosul and on the back foot in Raqqa, but the next chapter in the global narrative of violent extremism has yet to be written. With violent extremists losing…
Resolve Publication
The Governance Nexus: Surveying the Research on Violent Extremism, Governance Failures, and the Quest for Political Legitimacy
Kateira Aryaeinejad, Galen Englund, Candace Rondeaux, Prakhar Sharma, and Megan A. Stewart
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With contributions from scholars based at American University, Yale, and several others working in and around the US international development and security community, this paper examines the…
Resolve Publication
THE GOVERNANCE NEXUS: Surveying the Research on Violent Extremism, Governance Failures, and the Quest for Political Legitimacy (Executive Summary)
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Research conducted for this study suggests that examining why and when nonstate organizations aligned with extremist agendas fill the governance void when state governance fails might offer fresh…
Partner Publication
Defusing Violent Extremism in Fragile States
Fred Strasser
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In Nigeria, a radio call-in show with local Islamic scholars provided an alternative to extremist propaganda. In Somalia, training youth in nonviolent advocacy for better governance produced a sharp…
Partner Publication
Foreign Fighters of ISIS and Their Security Threat: The Experience of Turkey
Haldun Yalçınkaya
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The current insecurity spiral in the Middle East has unleashed multiple security threats all over the region. The lack of governance created by conflicts especially in Syria and Iraq stands as the…
Partner Publication
The Military’s Role in Countering Violent Extremism Repurposing Stability Operations
Edward Powers
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The U.S. military, through its stabilizing mission, has a role to play in countering and eliminating the drivers of violent extremism (VE). Though the military has effective counterterrorism (CT)…